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St. Francis Zinfandel Old Vines Bacchi Vineyard

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

"When we say 'old vines,' we mean vines at least fifty and often over a hundred years old. We’ve found a series of small vineyards in Sonoma County that date back to the turn of the last century. Because of their great age, these plots yield less than two tons per acre of exceptionally concentrated fruit. Petite Sirah and Alicante Bouschet vines planted among the Zinfandel add texture and color to the 'field blend.' We hand-pick late, so that some of the grapes have become raisins, further intens...